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Transit for All

The most recent round of public transit fare hikes in Atlanta translated into prohibitive prices for many users who don’t have other alternatives. Unfortunately, Atlantans also have to fear the imminent privatization of these services by the Georgia Assembly. Concerned citizens and MARTA employees gathered in early March at the steps of the Georgia State Capitol to protest against such measures. Members of the Georgia legislature such as Senator Vincent Fort were also present to express their support.

Senator Vincent Fort
Senator Vincent Fort - 2
Concerned Citizen About Public Transit
Train Conductor
Unions - This is Why.
Love and Support from Occupy Atlanta
Proud Employee

Canon AE1-P, Canon FD 1.4/50, Fujifilm Superia 200.

5 comments on “Transit for All

  1. semprevento
    March 19, 2013

    Ho capito!
    grazie!
    vento

  2. instilledwithin
    March 26, 2013

    Very nice example of photojournalism at its best. Enjoyed looking at these.

    • Steve Osborne
      March 26, 2013

      Thank you. It is so much easier when the cause is important and the people defending it are motivated and fun to shoot.

  3. helenofmarlowe
    April 24, 2014

    It’s great to see people who care about an issue come together like this. I’ve been trying to interest our city in BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) but Letters to the Editor, and letters to council members, have been to no avail.

    • Steve Osborne
      April 25, 2014

      Yes, there is ideological hostility towards public transportation. Governments think in terms of geopolitical power. When people commute by car and travel by plane they incidentally support the same industries that provide military might to their country. It’s a race that the United States is winning but it’s a race to death for everybody.

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